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Anarchists Storm Headquarters of Swiss Novartis in Greece

Greek anarchists of the Rouvikonas radical group have claimed responsibility for storming and damaging the Athens headquarters of the Swiss pharmaceutical multinational Novartis in the early hours of Sunday. The assailants used a sledgehammer to break into the complex and...

Anarchists Storm Greek-American Institutions in Athens (video)

Members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group stormed the Athens offices of the Hellenic-American Union and the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce on Thursday calling for a "free Palestine". The two offices are in separate downtown areas of the Greek capital. According to...

Anarchists Storm Ministry of Finance in Athens

A group of around 30 people believed to be members of the Greek anarchist group Rouvikonas (Rubicon) stormed the Finance ministry in the center of Athens. The group entered the main entrance of the building at Nikis Street and reached...

Greek Police 'Concerned' over Return of Prominent Radical Fighter from Syria

Greek police have expressed concern at the apparent return of a radical anarchist and member of the Rouvikonas (Rubicon) group from Syria, where he fought on the side of the Kurds against ISIS. The man known as 'Ivan the Greek'...

Greece: 5 Instances Where Small Radical Groups Wreak Havoc

The sense of disorder in Greece is gathering pace, as a small leftist minority disrupts life and destroys public and private property, on a daily basis. The incidents of unlawful behaviour are so common, that many go unreported by the...

Greek Anarchist Group Attacks Saudi Embassy in Athens (video)

Members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group attacked the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Athens in the early hours of Thursday. Video footage shows at least six assailants smashing windows with rocks. In a statement, the group says that the attack was...

Anarchists Vandalize Attica Prefecture HQs with Sledge Hammers (video)

Members of the anarchist group Rouvikonas (Rubicon) used sledgehammers to attack the offices of the Attica regional authority in the early hours of Monday morning. According to the police, serious damage was inflicted at the main entrance of the building at...

Group of Anarchists Invade Defense Ministry in Athens (video)

Members of the Rouvikonas anarchist group evaded security and invaded the courtyard of the Greek Pentagon on Friday afternoon. In an unprecedented breach of security of one of the best guarded sites in Greece, the group of about 20 anarchists...

Greek Minister Vows to Increase Police Presence in the Streets

The Citizen Protection Ministry wants to increase police presence in the streets to better protect citizens, Minister Nikos Toskas said in an interview with Saturday's "Ta Nea", adding that an effort is being made to lower the crime rate...

Anarchists Clash with Police in Athens and Spray Courthouse in Larissa

Hooded anarchists launched a barrage of petrol bomb attacks against police during extensive rioting in the notorious area of Exarcheia, Athens, on Sunday evening. The clashes continued until the early hours of Monday morning, resulting in vehicles being damaged.  No...